Welcome to Pacific Charter Institute's Counseling Homepage!

Our school counselors inform, advise, support and monitor each student’s
academic progress through the following activities and services:

  • Orientation to course offerings and graduation requirements
  • Advice on schedule choices for each student
  • On-going monitoring of student’s fulfillment of graduation & college entrance requirements
  • Administration of national tests (PSAT) and interpretation of results
  • Concurrent enrollment in college classes
  • Encourages extra-curricular involvement

Meet The Team

Dan McLaughlin

Assistant Director of Student Services

dan.mclaughlin@pacificcharters.org

Phone: (866) 992-9033 ext. 3060  •  Fax: (916) 991-5500

College: University of Nevada, Reno
• B.A. Secondary Education, English
College: University of California, Davis
• College Admissions & Career Planning Certificate

Jennifer McInerney

Academic Counselor & Dean: Valley View Charter Prep

jennifer.mcinerney@pacificcharters.org

College: California State University, Sacramento
• B.A. English

College: St. Mary’s College, Moraga
• Single Subject Teaching Credential, English

College: Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara
• M.A. Educational Leadership

College: University of California, San Diego
• CLAD Certificate

Christine Spratling

Counseling Program Specialist /
F.I.T. Program Coordinator

Guild Homeschool (9th Grade)

christine.spratling@pacificcharters.org

College: California State University, Sacramento
• B.S. Recreational Therapy

College: National University
• M.S. Education, School Counseling
• Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Jessica Franco

Counselor: HPCS – Rio Linda Resource Center / Guild Homeschool (12th Grade)

jessica.franco@pacificcharters.org

Phone: (916) 716-7968

College: University of Phoenix
• B.S. Human Services

College: National University
• M.S. Educational Counseling
• Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Steven Norman

Counselor: RVCS – Elk Grove Resource Center / Lodi Homeschool (10th Grade)

steven.norman@pacificcharters.org

Phone: (866) 992-9033 ext. 3202

College: California State University, Fresno
• B.A. Communications

College: Walden University
• M.S. School Counseling
• Pupil Personnel Service Credential

Christine Ziccardi

Counselor: Sutter Peak Charter Academy

christine.ziccardi@pacificcharters.org

Phone: (530) 304-8298  •  Fax: (916) 237-0350

College: University of CA, Santa Barbara
• B.A. Developmental Psychology

College: California State University, Sacramento
• Masters of Social Work

• Pupil Personnel Service Credential

LaToya Lee

Counselor: RVCS – Broadway Resource Center / Lodi Homeschool (8th & 9th Grade)

latoya.lee@pacificcharters.org

Phone: Phone: (530) 503-0179

College: Ashford University, San Diego
• B.A. Psychology
• Minor, Childhood Development

College: Alliant International University, Sacramento
• M.S. School Counseling
• Pupil Personnel Service Credential

Christina Shakir

Counselor: HPCS – West Sacramento Resource Center

Guild Homeschool (10th & 11th Grade)

christina.shakir@pacificcharters.org

Phone: (916) 546-1122

Click the link below to schedule a meeting:

https://tinyurl.com/hpcs-counseling

College: California State University, Monterey
• B.A. Psychology

College: California State University, Sacramento
• M.S. Counseling, School Counseling
• Pupil Personnel Services Credential

Monique Muniz

Counselor: RVCS – Lodi Resource Center / Lodi Homeschool (11th & 12th Grade)

monique.muniz@pacificcharters.org

Phone: (916) 642-9712

College: California State University, Stanislaus

 • B.A. Criminal Justice

College: California State University, Stanislaus

•  M.A. Counseling, Education

• Pupil Personnel Services Credential